In the event you choose smaller smartphones, you’ve got in all probability seemed on the Asus Zenfone 8 as an possibility in your subsequent buy. Just like the iPhone 12 mini it has a large and extremely large cameras (with OIS on the principle module), nevertheless it lacks a telephoto lens. These two acquired related scores in DxOMark’s digicam overview too – 120 for the Zenfone and 122 for the iPhone. Or should you choose to remain in Android land, the Galaxy S21 (which is bigger than each) scored 119. The Pixel 5 additionally acquired 120.
The rating breakdown exhibits that the Zenfone 8 acquired an honest Photograph Rating of 126. This places it forward of the Galaxy S21 (123 factors), however behind the Pixel 5 (129 factors) and the iPhone 12 mini (132 factors). The video rating of 108 once more splits the opposite two rivals – the S21 acquired 101, the Pixel acquired 107, the iPhone is forward at 112.
The Zenfone 8 acquired solely 54 factors within the zoom part, which appears to be like on the tele and extremely large modules. The high-resolution 64 MP most important sensor does a greater job than the 12 MP sensors within the iPhone and Pixel in the case of digital zoom, nevertheless, the Galaxy (which additionally makes use of a 64 MP sensor for zooming in) acquired a a lot increased rating on this class (73 factors). A part of that’s because of the extremely large digicam on the Zenfone, which might have been higher.
For extra particulars on how and why the Asus Zenfone 8 acquired these scores try DxOMark’s overview. And don’t miss our personal overview (it’s also possible to watch our video overview, embedded beneath).
We discovered that the petite flagship affords a terrific choice of options at a worth that undercuts similarly-sized opponents. We had been fairly pleased with the photograph and video high quality popping out of its digicam. And at its present worth of €670, it undercuts each the iPhone 12 mini and Galaxy S21 by an honest margin.